Innovative Teaching Grants

2017InnovGrants600Innovative Grants are given to enhance, promote and augment classroom instruction in areas not routinely allocated in regular budgetary funds or not eligible for reimbursement from other sources. Applications submitted by one teacher are eligible for $2,000 awards. Applications submitted by a team are eligible for $5,000 awards.
These awards will fund programs to be implemented in the 2021-2022 school year – see the Timeline below for all important dates.

Intent to Apply

To help us plan for the process, please let us know if you intend to apply for a grant:


Applications are now available for 2021 grants. Please read through the Application Information packet carefully before beginning, as some changes have been made to the application and the process.

2021 Grant Application Grant Application Information


Approval Form Proposed Budget Form


There will be an online training webinar on how to write a grant and walk you through the process on Friday, February 5 at 3:30pm. Please register for the webinar.
There is also a video of the training seminar in 2020 if you would like to view.

Register for Training Webinar 2020 Grant Training Video

Email the PEF office or call 512-594-0375 if you have any questions.


January 25 – Call for grants
February 5 – Grant Workshop Training available online, register here
February 12 – Technology approval form due to Technology Dept.
March 26 – Deadline for grant applications, 4:30 PM
March 30 – Grant review committee meets to select 2021 Grant Recipients
April 26 – PEF Board of Directors meeting for grant approval
April 29 – Award Grants/SurPrize Patrol
June 15 – Grant award contracts due from grantees to PEF
September 1, 2021 – Funding Available
September 2021 – June 2022– Grants Implemented
June 15, 2022 – Final evaluation report due back to PEF

Prior Innovative Teaching Grant Awardees

Awardees of Innovative Teaching Grants in prior years can be seen here:
Innovative Teaching Grant Awardees


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